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"How-To" Publications and TEACHING/MENTORING GUIDES supporting career development through interactive, step-by-step resume-writing, self-focusing and internship instruction.
Resume-Writing Guide: Write the optimum resume through instruction and sample resume layouts [AL|PS|HS]
MyIndividual Learning Plan (ILP) for Life A non-judgmental, hands-on, experiential process of self-discovery in uncovering your inherent talents, goals and purpose, and a planning strategy for implementation to achieve career and life objectives. [AL|PS|HS|MS]
TEACHING/MENTORING GUIDE - MyIndividual Learning Plan for Life: Assist adults, youth, Veterans, women, individuals with disabilities and anyone in transition to develop a focus around personal and career goals, and an implementation strategy for achieving objectives. Suitable for working with a group or one-on-one, this comprehensive Guide provides detailed instructions for facilitating a hands-on, non-judgmental process of self-discovery, goal setting and planning. [TRAINER]
Internship Guides for Students, Employers and Academic Representatives: Facilitate productive internship experiences using step-by-step interactive guides for all three internship collaborators. [AL|PS|HS]
"How-To" Publications and TEACHING MENTORING GUIDES providing interactive, step-by-step instruction for launching a self-employment venture.
5-Steps to Successful Self-Employment: A Guide to Launching a Self-Employment Venture What if there were no limits to your ideas and dreams? What if there was a way for you to use step-by-step instructions and worksheets to assess your skills, self-employment ideas, profitability and long-term success? This 5-Step Workbook offers practical guidance for taking you through every step from venture concept to launch. [AL|PS|HS]
Praised as one of the Best Business Books for Women
TEACHING/MENTORING GUIDE - 5-Steps to Self-Employment: Assist students/mentee through an interactive, step-by-step process for launching a self-employment venture. [TRAINER]
"How-To" Publications and TEACHING/MENTORING GUIDES providing interactive, step-by-step instruction for launching a small business venture including how to write a business plan and funding proposal.
10-Steps to Venture Success: A Guide to Launching a Small Business Take the first step of what is an exciting and rewarding adventure for many individuals - owning and succeeding in your own business. This 10-Step Workbook provides detailed instructions from validating your business skills and concept, to launching your new venture and monitoring progress over time. [AL|PS|HS]
Awarded Top 10 Self-Help Business Book
TEACHING/MENTORING GUIDE - 10-Steps to Venture Launch: Assist students/mentee through an interactive, step-by-step process for launching a self-employment venture. [TRAINER]
Business Planning Guide (BPG) A handbook to help you design, write and use a business plan and a financing proposal tailored to your specific business needs. [AL|PS|HS|MS]
"How-To" Publications and TEACHING/MENTORING GUIDES providing interactive, step-by-step instruction for productively managing the growth and sustainability of self-employment and small business ventures once they are launched. [AL|PS|HS]
SMLS (CS01) Cash Flow The Eight Steps to Controlling Your Cash Before It Controls You
SMLS (CS02) Forecasting Understand Where You Want To Go, Then Plan How To Get There
SMLS (CS03) Management Control Decide what needs to be done, who will do it, and how you will know when it is completed
SMLS (CS04) Target Marketing Decide what needs to be done, who will do it, and how you will know when it is completed
SMLS (CS05) Time Management Time is an asset - once gone, it's gone
SMLS (CS06) Financing Use and abuse
SMLS (CS07) Human Resources The right personnel for the right reasons
SMLS (CS08) Inventory Control Inventory control = Profit control
SMLS (CS09) Marketing Communications The Nine Steps
SMLS (CS10) Credit & Collections Easy to put out, hard to get back
SMLS (CS11) Strategic Analysis The sum of the parts equals more than the whole
SMLS (CS12) Knowledge Management Systems Turning people, process, and technology into knowledge
Set of all 12 Strategic Management Learning System (SMLS) Workbooks Develop each of the above 12 core business management skills and operational systems using step-by-step instructions, real-world case studies and customizable worksheets. [AL|PS|HS]
TEACHING/MENTORING GUIDE for 12 Strategic Management Learning System (SMLS) Topics: A teaching/mentoring guide for group or 1-on-1 training of 12 core business management disciplines and operational systems. Includes detailed instructions for teaching/mentoring objectives, outlines and time frames for covering each topic. [TRAIN]
TEACHING/MENTORING CD-ROM for 12 SMLS Topics: Contains PowerPoint presentations for each of 12 SMLS Topics, as well as Marketing Materials for promotion and additional reference materials to support individual and group instruction. [TRAIN]
"How-To" Publications providing interactive, step-by-step instruction for developing centralized business management systems and business lifecycle strategies.
Strategic Knowledge Management Workbook (SKMW) A step-by-step guide for developing, implementing and controlling knowledge management systems in small to mid-sized businesses. Includes comprehensive worksheets for developing knowledge systems and immediately applying what is learned to the specific business environment. [AL|PS]
Panic, People and Process: The 3-Stages of the Business Life Cycle A comprehensive guide for how to start a business, how to develop core business management systems and how to facilitate growth and succession planning. Includes links to additional on-line learning materials, worksheets and local free and low-cost government and public business development programs. [AL|PS]
Just-in-Time (JIT) online learning providing interactive, step-by-step instruction for launching a small business venture. Includes options for connecting with a volunteer business mentor through nonprofit public assistance agencies, and fixed-fee professional consultation via email or teleconference.
10-Step Online Course Interactive training to start, grow and succeed in business. Utilize 10 step-by-step interactive sessions to evaluate your business idea, compile sales projections, develop a plan and launch a new venture. Learn at your own pace, document your progress and work with a virtual mentor at no additional cost as an option. [AL|PS]